The internet history of Milky Way Day
It's Milky Way day on the 12th of March.
The most recent detection of references to Milky Way Day was 1 year, 8 months ago.
There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up on the 12th of March. In total we detected 58 total unique days being shared such as Promposal Day which had 629 people talking about it, or Plant A Flower Day having 392 tweets.
The day shown for 'National Milky Way Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on March 12, 2016 across social media making references to 'Milky Way Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Girl Scout, Pancake or Pi Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Milky Way Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!
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We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Milky Way day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.
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What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.
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Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Milky Way Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Milky Way Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Milky Way day, then the date shown for National Milky Way Day, could come up twice :D
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